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Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By bobtomay
Sorry, but there is no setting that will give you...

Sorry, but there is no setting that will give you the Windows option of hover over to select and click to open.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By bobtomay
FAQs about renting movies from the iTunes Store -...

FAQs about renting movies from the iTunes Store - Apple Support (http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201611)
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By bobtomay
The screenshot is a bluetooth message looking for...

The screenshot is a bluetooth message looking for an external keyboard and mouse.

Has nothing whatsoever to do with the keyboard and trackpad built in to your MacBook Pro.

You will need to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 200
Posted By bobtomay
^^^ better answer

^^^ better answer
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 200
Posted By bobtomay
If you generally have 3.5-4GB free out of 8GB,...

If you generally have 3.5-4GB free out of 8GB, increasing to 16GB will do nothing toward providing any noticeable performance improvement.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 293
Posted By bobtomay
For the op, the best method for speeding up that...

For the op, the best method for speeding up that iMac is as "pm-r" suggests.

With a 8+ yr old machine, even if you have 75-85% free space on the drive, the free space is going to be heavily...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 293
Posted By bobtomay
You should get your facts straight. When...

You should get your facts straight.

When Apple moved to the Intel platform beginning in Jan '06, the "Core Duo" was in fact not "cheap junk". The "Core Duo" was Intels latest and greatest chip at...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By bobtomay
iTunes has (for as long as I can remember -...

iTunes has (for as long as I can remember - although, I may be going senile) never shown "Purchased" rather than a buy link on my purchased content when I go back to look at an individual item in the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-22-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By bobtomay
Best I can tell... 512 byte sectors (or cluster...

Best I can tell...
512 byte sectors (or cluster size) with HFS+
128KB with ExFAT on a 3TB drive size

A cluster can only hold a single file (or part of a file)
a 1 byte file takes up an entire...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-22-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By bobtomay
RAM and memory are two ways of saying the same...

RAM and memory are two ways of saying the same thing.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-22-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By bobtomay
There is no need to know what is in memory (in...

There is no need to know what is in memory (in this case) since you're going to be turning off your machine to replace what you have with new RAM.

Memory is "volatile", meaning it is cleared every...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-22-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By bobtomay
go to 'View' on the Menu bar, then 'Show View...

go to 'View' on the Menu bar,
then 'Show View Options'
In that popup - put a check in 'Calculate all sizes'
then click on the 'Use as Defaults' button at the bottom.

Can take a little bit to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-22-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By bobtomay
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Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-22-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By bobtomay
You can put up to 8 GB in the '09 2.26 Ghz MBP. ...

You can put up to 8 GB in the '09 2.26 Ghz MBP. We recommend heading to OWC or Crucial.
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-22-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 195
Posted By bobtomay
Did not say "all" - only all "Intel" models. The...

Did not say "all" - only all "Intel" models. The original G4 (PPC) minis do not support optical out.

Even the first Intel "Core Solo" was equipped with a combined digital/analog headphone jack....
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-22-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 195
Posted By bobtomay
Every Intel Mac Mini has a combined...

Every Intel Mac Mini has a combined digital/analog audio port and does indeed support optical output.

But, that doesn't help you. DVI does not output audio and I have not seen a DVI+optical audio...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-22-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By bobtomay
Yosemite and HDCP issue

Only since installing Yosemite have I begun having HDCP issues on my '11 MBA.

The issue raises it's head with HD content via Amazon, Netflix, Vudu, Flixster, and iTunes streaming and/or using...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-20-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By bobtomay
It's still in the process of shutting everything...

It's still in the process of shutting everything down. Can't wake it back up, until it completes the go to sleep process. Should only take 1-2 seconds.

If you're letting it sit there for 3-5...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By bobtomay
I had to restart the AppleTV to get it to work.

I had to restart the AppleTV to get it to work.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-19-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 392
Posted By bobtomay
Saying you looked everywhere you can think of...

Saying you looked everywhere you can think of doesn't help us much unless you enjoy getting suggestions of where you've already looked.

Did you look in System Preferences - Users & Groups - Login...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-19-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By bobtomay
Can't delete a "file" when the file is open (not...

Can't delete a "file" when the file is open (not ordinarily)... def not from within the application where you have the file open.

You can delete the data in a file from an app where it's open -...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-19-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By bobtomay
Finder - Preferences - General tab - uncheck Hard...

Finder - Preferences - General tab - uncheck Hard Disks
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-18-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By bobtomay
wav files are still playing here also - and using...

wav files are still playing here also - and using the older free version of Flip4Mac
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-18-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By bobtomay
Here is the same screen shot as yours in Safari. ...

Here is the same screen shot as yours in Safari.

"More Options" does indeed open behind the map. I was unable to get it to show properly with everything I tried including changing font size,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-17-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By bobtomay
https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6640492

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6640492
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